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The Turkish high-altitude unmanned combat aerial vehicle Bayraktar Akinci, manufactured by Turkish defense company, Baykar, successfully test-fired an IHA-230 missile Friday capable of hitting targets up to 140 kilometers (90 miles).
The test firing of Türkiye’s first air-to-ground supersonic missile developed by Türkiye’s defense giant Roketsan was completed successfully, Baykar said in a statement.
The UAV-230 Missile, fired by Bayraktar Akinci in the Sinop Firing Range, hit the point 140 kilometers away on the Black Sea with a direct strike.
‘Strategic achievement’ for Türkiye
Baykar CEO Haluk Bayraktar said in his tweet: “Once again. Dead on. An important and strategic achievement for our country!”
Bayraktar TB2 UAV is mainly well known for its existence in the war zone in Ukraine, which Russia has been attacking since Feb 24, 2022, playing a huge role in the war-torn country.
Bayraktar #AKINCI ✈️🐳🚀#İHA230 Süpersonik Füzesi Atış Testi
📍 Tekirdağ / Çorlu 🛫
📍 Sinop / Karadeniz 🚀
🎯 Hedef Mesafesi / Target Distance: 140 km
📍 Tekirdağ / Çorlu 🛬#BAYKAR 🤝 @roketsan#İHA230 Supersonic Missile Firing Test pic.twitter.com/uWEoFmgtcm
— BAYKAR (@BaykarTech) March 31, 2023
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